VANCOUVER HARDWARE MEETUP Thurs, Sept 15 2022 Intelligent & Connected Cities: The Future of Embedded Vision Vancouver Hardware Meetup is back with an event focused on trends in embedded vision, smart cities, and what the future looks like as technology rapidly shifts how we navigate life in urban environments. Join us at The Homekey where we’ll have a panel discussion with leaders in hardware and officials from organizations that are utilizing embedded vision to create an intelligent and connected community. As always, snacks and refreshments will be served. Hosted by Madison Hope Reid, organizer of Vancouver Hardware Meetup, and moderated by Tony Jackson, Business Developer at MistyWest. EVENT DETAILS Thurs, Sept 15 2022 5:30pm – Doors Open 6pm to 7:30 – Panel Discussion 7:30 to 8:30pm – Networking And Mingling The Homekey 560 Seymour St Suite 2A Vancouver, BC V6B 3J5 TICKETS Tickets are $20. Register on Eventbrite to attend. WATCH THE LIVESTREAM OUR PANELISTS Michael Wiebe Vancouver City Council Member; Board of Directors for Metro Vancouver Michael Wiebe has served on Vancouver City Council since 2018, and served a previous term as Park Board Commissioner from 2014-2018. Michael was born and raised on the unceded Coast Salish territories. Raised by a single mother and doctor, he learned from an early age to champion social and environmental justice. He has since been very active in bringing people together to advance; Community health and happiness Arts, culture and recreation services Equity, accessibility and inclusion Restorative and climate justice Michael represents Vancouver as a Director on the Board of Directors of Metro Vancouver, and is Vice Chair of the Regional Parks Committee. Michael is a Council representative to the following advisory committees and organizations: Persons with Disabilities Advisory Committee, Food Policy Council, Bird Advisory Committee, Art House Society (saved the RIO), and in the past the Urban Indigenous Peoples Advisory Committee, the 2SLGBTQ+ Committee, EasyPark and the Mount Pleasant BIA. Today, Michael remains committed to supporting a Vancouver where everyone can live happy, healthy lives within planetary limits. Amy Hunter, P.Eng, PTOE Transportation Lead & Mainland Senior Design Engineer at PBX Engineering Amy Hunter specializes in the design and installation of roadway and area lighting, traffic signals, and ITS. Her expertise includes smart cities, traffic signal optimization, and LED retrofits. She is a professional engineer registered in British Columbia, Alberta, and Yukon. With over 14 years of experience in the transportation electrical field, she has experience in all aspects of design, tendering, construction supervision, and commissioning. Amy has strong communication skills and excels at project coordination, exceeding her client’s expectations. Her responsibilities include providing technical leadership for the design, testing, implementation, and project management of traffic engineering and electrical systems. Steven Moon Director of Digital Development at Reliance Foundry Steven is an entrepreneurial technology leader and engineering generalist who sees our future as one filled with problem-solving opportunities that offer the chance to develop his signature innovative tech solutions. With a big picture mindset, Steven leverages deep technological knowledge and experience, from a wide variety of industries, to rapidly develop innovative solutions that are focused on maximizing customer value. Douglas Gubbe President & CTO at Novax Industries Based in Delta, BC, Novax is engaged in research, design and manufacturer of high technology products for Smart Urban Street Infrastructure. Douglas has been involved in the development and research in many of their products which include; Traffic Signal Control Systems Transit and Emergency Signal Priority Systems Accessible Pedestrian Safety Systems Douglas is also a long time sustaining member of IMSA BC and past director of ITS Canada. Douglas has also been instrumental in standard development for Canada’s draft Guidance for Accessibility for the Blind at traffic signals and sounds.